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Ronald and Alicia Alvarenga Ocampo
We have some diverse responsibilities within the ministry, but we are so thankful to God for the opportunity to serve Him! Part of our ministry consists of working with the Bible Clubs in different parts of the country, encouraging and discipling the leaders. We are also in charge of the American teams that come visit and serve with the ministry, which we loving doing! During the week, Alicia is also writing update letters that go out from the ministry and helping translate when necessary.
This coming year we have a few new and exciting challenges set before us, which include organizing various groups from the US coming to serve with us in Honduras, as well as coordinating the Discipleship Training Center.
We praise God for the opportunity to reach the youth of Honduras with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
When I was a teen I was invited to go to a WOL camp in Honduras, where I was confronted with my sin and also with the Word of God. It was during that week that I received Christ as my personal Savior. During the following years, God started forming my heart and giving me a passion to serve Him. I was growing in my relationship with God and attending a local church (which is still our church today). In those following years, I continued to attend the WOL camp, where God began convicting me to set apart a few years to study His Word at the Bible Institute in Argentina. After praying for many years about this and receiving counsel from my local church, God opened up the doors for me to study in Argentina in 2013. I spent 4 incredible years there deepening my faith, and this is where I met the one who is now my wife, Alicia. During my last years at the Bible Institute, the Lord continued showing me over and over that after finishing my studies I needed to go back to my country and serve Him there. This conviction was confirmed in my heart even more so because God had put the same passion in Alicia's heart even before we met. Since the end of 2016 I have been serving with the Word of Life team. In August 2017, Alicia and I joined our lives together in marriage, and we have the privilege of serving the Lord together now.
Our continued prayer is that we may serve the Lord with excellence and all of our hearts, always being sensitive to what He is calling us to do.
"For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus." Philippians 1:6